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Crowdfunder Arrested For Bad Idea

Don’t do this: A 29-year-old Indiana man created a crowdfunding campaign to raise money so he could travel to Montana to be with his 14-year-old “fiancée.” He was arrested and charged with felony sexual abuse of children. GoFundMe told the … Continue reading

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Kicksnarker: Making Fun of Stupid Crowdfunding Things

Seen something about crowdfunding that is stupid, fraudulent or just plain bad? Now you can blog about it at Kicksnarker. It’s a website that allows pissed off or frustrated crowdfunding backers to bitch and moan, but in a humorous way. … Continue reading

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